Farm Management

Farm-Ranch Succession and Transition Workshops Nov. 5-7

October 16, 2018
Negotiating with family and understanding the difference between fair and equal will be among the topics addressed at Farm and Ranch Estate Planning workshops in western Nebraska Nov. 5-7.

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Landlord-Tenant Workshops on Managing Land for the 21st Century

October 15, 2018
Learn about current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations at a series of workshops on "Managing Agricultural Land for the 21st Century." The Nebraska Extension landlord-tenant events will be held at nine sites in November and December.

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Standing in a field an employer shows a new employee the "lay of the land" and the operation
Standing in a field an employer shows a new employee the "lay of the land" and the operation.

Running Your Business: Employment-at-Will

October 8, 2018
Nebraska is an "employment-at-will" state; however, there are instances when an employee's dismissal could be illegal. This article is one in a series on running your own business.

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Farm/Ranch Transition Workshops: When You're Not in Control

September 28, 2018
A new series of Nebraska Extension farm/ranch transition workshops is designed for the "sandwich generation," the one falling between retiring grandparents and the grandchildren who may or may not be interested in returning to the operation. The workshops will cover family communication and financial and legal aspects.

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Gold Star Negotiations: BANTA

September 26, 2018
When negotiating, knowing when and under what conditions you should walk away is critical to your success. Here's how to use BANTA the next time you negotiate.

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Farm Finance and Ag Law Clinics this October

September 20, 2018
Openings are available for one-on-one, confidential farm finance and ag law consultations being conducted across the state.

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Illustration of negotiation zones leading to ZOPA bargaining range

Gold Star Negotiations: ZOPA

September 18, 2018
When negotiating, identifying the Zone of Possible Agreement (ZOPA) can help you more realistically find a "middle ground" that creates a win-win for both negotiators.

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Using Wheat Crop Budgets to Assist Decision Making

August 29, 2018
Nebraska Extension has published seven wheat production budgets to help growers identify total costs under different scenarios as well as potential opportunities for trimming costs.

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